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World + 18 others
The State of Environmental Migration 2013 - A review of 2012

The publication gathers a variety of cases studies, such as Typhoon Bopha, planned development-induced migration from hydroelectric dams in China and the Lower Mekong Delta and slow-onset droughts displacing pastoralists in Kenya.

International Organization for Migration:

Copyright © IOM. All rights reserved.

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Re-issue: Madagascar Emergency Appeal :Tropical Storms (MDRMG008) Final Report

The Final Report has been re issued to reflect the revision of the Final Financial report.

Period covered by this Final Report: 21/02/2012 to 22/12/2012

Appeal target (current): CHF 831,512.

Appeal coverage: 60%

Appeal history:

  • This Emergency Appeal was initially launched on 22 March 2012 to support the Madagascar Red Cross Society (MRCS) to assist 5,000 households (approximately 25,000 beneficiaries) for nine months.

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Madagascar + 2 others
Indian Ocean Islands Region SP164IOI Annual Report 2012

This report covers the period 1 January to 31 December, 2012.

Overview

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Madagascar: Tropical Storms Emergency Appeal MDRMG008 Final Report

Period covered by this Final Report: 21 February to 22 December 2012

Appeal target (current): CHF 831,512.

Appeal coverage: 60%

Appeal history:

· This Emergency Appeal was initially launched on 22 March 2012 to support the Madagascar Red Cross Society (MRCS) to assist 5,000 households (approximately 25,000 beneficiaries) for nine months.

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ShelterBox shirt off, Rotary shirt on

Report
ShelterBox

In March 2011, ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) member and Rotarian Peter Pearce (AU) was sent on deployment to storm-hit Madagascar. He was part of the second team in to deliver emergency shelter to families displaced in a southern area completely devastated by a cyclone. Having seen the desperate circumstances these families were living in, Peter wanted to do more for them upon his return to Australia.

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La préparation aux cyclones en jeu

Report
IRIN

JOHANNESBOURG, 27 novembre 2012 (IRIN) - Le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) a besoin de 6,1 millions de dollars pour pré-positionner des fournitures d'urgence dans les régions vulnérables aux cyclones. Cette opération, qui est aujourd'hui menacée par le manque de fonds, permet d'apporter une réponse plus rapide aux catastrophes naturelles qui s'abattent régulièrement sur Madagascar.

IRIN:

A selection of IRIN reports are posted on ReliefWeb. Find more IRIN news and analysis at http://www.irinnews.org

Une sélection d'articles d'IRIN sont publiés sur ReliefWeb. Trouvez d'autres articles et analyses d'IRIN sur http://www.irinnews.org

This article does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations or its agencies. Refer to the IRIN copyright page for conditions of use.

Cet article ne reflète pas nécessairement les vues des Nations Unies. Voir IRIN droits d'auteur pour les conditions d'utilisation.

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Cyclone preparations threatened

Report
IRIN

JOHANNESBURG, 23 November 2012 (IRIN) - A US$6.1 million funding shortfall is jeopardizing the World Food Programme's (WFP) practice of pre-positioning relief supplies in many areas vulnerable to cyclones. The practice results in quicker response times to Madagascar's clockwork-like natural disasters.

IRIN:

A selection of IRIN reports are posted on ReliefWeb. Find more IRIN news and analysis at http://www.irinnews.org

Une sélection d'articles d'IRIN sont publiés sur ReliefWeb. Trouvez d'autres articles et analyses d'IRIN sur http://www.irinnews.org

This article does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations or its agencies. Refer to the IRIN copyright page for conditions of use.

Cet article ne reflète pas nécessairement les vues des Nations Unies. Voir IRIN droits d'auteur pour les conditions d'utilisation.

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GIEWS Country Brief: Mozambique 21-September-2012

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Lower cereal harvest in 2012

  • Maize prices rise following seasonable declines earlier in the year

  • Food insecurity aggravated by production losses in 2012 in southern and central areas

Cereal harvest decreases in 2012 compared to last year

Harvesting of the 2012 main season’s cereal crops was finalised under generally dry conditions in June; however, localized heavy rains were observed in parts of the north that may have disrupted harvesting activities.

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Madagascar + 1 other
Indian Ocean Islands Region (MAA64002) Mid-Year Report 2012

This report covers the period 01/01/2012 to 30/06/2012

Overview

Prone as they are to natural disasters the Indian Ocean Islands are yet again experiencing both cyclones and flash floods. During the reporting period both Madagascar and the Comoros were hit by disasters, as heavy storms hit Madagascar and heavy rains flooded parts of the Comoros.

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Angola + 11 others
Southern Africa Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 04 - August 2012

In this issue

  • 2012/13 Seasonal Rainfall Forecast P.1

  • Regional Food Security Worsens P.2

  • Comoros Early Recovery Plan P.5

  • Regional Humanitarian Trainings P.5

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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La BAD octroie un don d’un million de dollars à Madagascar en financement de la remise en état des infrastructures sociales

Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement, les opérations de l’UNICEF et le gouvernement de Madagascar ont signé, 23 août 2012, à Brickaville (environ 250 km à l’est d’Antananarivo) un protocole d’accord de don d’un million de dollars, en financement de la remise en état des infrastructures sociales dans le pays.

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AfDB Provides US $1-Million Grant for Rehabilitation of Social Infrastructure in Madagascar

The African Development Bank Group, UNICEF and the Government of Madagascar signed a US $1-million grant agreement to fund rehabilitation of social infrastructure in the country following the devastating cyclones Giovanna and Irina, which hit the country in February. The signing took place on August 23 in Brickaville, about 250 km east of Antananarivo.

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GIEWS Country Briefs: Mozambique 20-August-2012

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Lower cereal harvest in 2012

  • Maize prices rise following seasonable declines earlier in the year

  • Food insecurity aggravated by production losses in 2012 in southern and central areas

Cereal harvest decreases in 2012 compared to last year

Harvesting of the 2012 main season’s cereal crops was finalised under generally dry conditions in June; however, localized heavy rains were observed in parts of the north that may have disrupted harvesting activities.

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Madagascar + 1 other
L’aide japonaise aux opérations du PAM arrive à Madagascar

Le Gouvernement du Japon a alloué une contribution de 2 millions de dollars qui permet au PAM d’acheter environ 2000 tonnes de vivres. Cette aide est arrivée au grand port de Toamasina, à l’Est de Madagascar.

par Volana Rarivoson

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Madagascar + 1 other
Japanese Contribution to WFP's Operations Arrives in Madagascar

The Japanese Government has allocated US$ 2 million to purchase 2,000mt of food, which has now arrived in Madagascar and will be distributed through food-for-work activities in cyclone affected eastern and southeastern regions.

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Madagascar + 3 others
Commission Decision of 25.7.2012 on the financing of humanitarian actions in Southern Africa and Indian Ocean from the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) (ECHO/-SF/BUD/2012/01000)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,
Having regard to the ACP-EC Partnership Agreement signed in Cotonou on 23 June 2000 and revised on 22 June 20101, and in particular Article 72 thereof,
Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 617/2007 of 14 May 2007 on the implementation of the 10th European Development Fund under the ACP-EC Partnership Agreement2, and in particular Articles 5.4 and 8 thereof;

Whereas:

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GIEWS Country Brief: Madagascar 11-July-2012

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Rice production provisionally estimated to decline in 2012 following damage from adverse weather
  • An estimated 84 000 households currently facing severe food insecurity

Estimated decline in rice production following cyclone damage

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Response to cyclone “Giovanna” & Tropical Storm “Irina”, REVISION 1 - MDG121

Report
ACT Alliance

This revised appeal replaces the one issued on 11 June 2012. The main reason for the revision was to scale up activities for clearing and rehabilitation of irrigation canals, and reopening of feeder roads but also to accommodate a pledge of US5, 000 from the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). No major changes have been made to the planned activities and the budget. All changes are highlighted in yellow.

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Les programmes de vivres-contre-travail aident les communautés affectées par les cyclones à rebâtir leur vie

Par Volana Rarivoson

Plus de trois mois se sont écoulés depuis que les régions de la côte Est et du Sud-est de Madagascar ont été frappées par le passage successif des cyclones Giovanna et Irina. Le PAM aide les ménages les plus vulnérables à rebâtir leurs vies. Eliniamba est une des bénéficiaires de cette aide.